Tag: ruby-on-rails

  • Boring is good in software development

    I use the term “boring” here to describe that which isn’t brand new. Sometimes we’re only excited about the new. The new car! The new house! Rather than being content with what we have, because it works or is paid off or we’re familiar with every nook and cranny, we sometimes can get wrapped up…

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  • RSS to Twitter using PHP

    Update January 19, 2010: This script is now available on GitHub. Go forth and fork. Today I noticed that my now ancient PHP script to update Twitter automatically using PHP/cron needed to be updated. It turns out that Twitter stopped recognizing URLs with ? in them as clickable links. Here is an example tweet where…

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